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UF Researchers Refine Zika Transmission Models

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – A University of Florida Medical Geography researcher recently participated in a study that found that current estimates of Zika virus transmission vastly over predict its possible range.… Read More

UF Researchers Make New Strides in Predicting Dengue Fever Outbreaks

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – Medical Geography researchers from the University of Florida recently participated in a study that successfully predicted dengue fever outbreaks on the Caribbean island of Barbados, using climate… Read More

Dr. Gabriela Hamerlinck

Published: Jun 27th, 2018

Dr. Gabriela Hamerlinck Postdoctoral Researcher ghamerlinck@ufl.edu Google Scholar State or nation of origin: Minnesota Areas of interest: Medical Geography in Global Health (MGGH) Research Statement: I am a quantitative ecologist… Read More

Dr. Greg Glass goes to Summer Camp

Published: Jun 19th, 2018

Dr. Greg Glass recently shared his Medical Geography knowledge with 4-H Summer Camp, teaching the campers to fish for ticks, at the Monticello UF Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences… Read More

Undergraduate Certificate in Medical Geography and Global Health new for Summer 2018

Published: May 14th, 2018

Geography Colloquium: Mapping Challenges, Genetic Mutations, & Complicated Diagnostics of Anthrax Across West Africa

Published: Oct 26th, 2017

Mapping Challenges, Genetic Mutations, & Complicated Diagnostics of Anthrax Across West Africa Speaker: Dr. Jason Blackburn Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:00-3:50 PM… Read More

Stephanie Mundis

Stephanie Mundis

Published: Sep 14th, 2017

  s.mundis@ufl.edu State of Origin: Illinois Degree Program: PhD Entered Program: Fall 2017 Expected Graduation: Spring 2021 Dissertation Topic: TBD Areas of interest: Medical geography, vector-borne disease, disease ecology, GIS and… Read More

Dr. Jason Blackburn named Colonel Allan R. & Margaret G. Crow Term Professor!

Published: Jun 7th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Blackburn, who was named a Colonel Allan R. & Margaret G. Crow Term Professor for the 2017-2018 year! These one-year professorships were created by Colonel Allen R.… Read More

Dr. Ian Kracalik wins 2017 Peter Gould Graduate Student Paper Competition

Published: Apr 7th, 2017

Congratulations to UF‘s Dr. Ian Kracalik for winning the 2017 Peter Gould Graduate Student Paper Competition at  the American Association of Geographers 2017 meeting! Go Gators!  

Focus Area 2: Medical Geography in Global Health (MGGH)

Focus Area 2: Medical Geography in Global Health (MGGH)

Published: Apr 4th, 2017

Medical geography, an important area of health research, applies concepts, methods, and techniques from geography to investigate health-related topics across the world, focusing on spatial aspects of human and animal… Read More